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Brazil’s plan to reduce its dependence on diesel

Good morning! In this issue, Brazil’s plan to change its fuel matrix and become less dependent on diesel. Jair Bolsonaro visits Bahia under intense scrutiny. And the immense economic potential of Brazilian favelas. Enjoy your read!

Brazil’s plan to reduce its dependence on diesel

Mines and Energy Minister Bento Albuquerque revealed the government’s plan to stimulate the conversion of trucks from diesel- to natural gas-fueled engines. The expansion of the use of natural gas vehicle as a fuel (today limited to 2% of the country’s truck fleet) will be made possible, says the minister, through the opening of the gas...

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